Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Music Network Competition

    Grammy-nominated mandolinist Avi Avital and accordionist Ksenija Sidorova are set to delight Irish audiences on tour from 22 - 27 April 2015. A diverse programme of folk, classical and contemporary music takes the instruments beyond their folk roots. Liz has a double B&B room at the five-star Merrion Hotel a pair of tickets to see Avi Avital & Ksenija Sidorova at City Assembly House, South William St, Dublin 2 on Sunday 26th April 2015.

    Recognised by The New York Times for his “exquisitely sensitive playing,” Avi Avital has captivated audiences across the globe with his playing. He is joined by superstar accordionist Ksenija Sidorova, who transfixes audiences with her delicate but staggeringly precise performances. Check out Music Network for full tour dates and venues.

    Placido Domingo Competition

    World famous tenor Plácido Domingo will make his long awaited return to Ireland on the 31st May 2015 to perform in Dublin’s 3Arena for a very special concert. Liz has a pair of tickets to give away to the concert every day this week and on Friday, she will pick out an overall winner to receive VIP Tickets, an overnight and dinner for two in the Marker Hotel on May 31st. 

    On the night, Placido will be accompanied by conductor Eugene Kohn and world renowned sopranos Angel Blue & Michaela Oeste, performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra. Don’t miss this unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to see a living legend live on stage. 

    Congratulations to our Monday winner Fionnuala McManus from Co. Kildare. 

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Tuesday 11 March 2014

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    Eurovision for the Birds

    Birds have been singing. People have been listening. For thousands of years. Now we want you to record your favourite birdsong in Ireland and email  Classic Drive your MP3 (max 10MB) before Wednesday 6th May. 

    We'll then pick the best recordings and send them to the Eurovision Birdsong Contest. The basic condition for all entries is that they must be your self-made recording, your self-selected find, your self-defined confrontation with the phenomenon of bird calls and birdsong. On 23 May, the day of the Eurovision Song Contest, Radio Oe1 in Austria will present recordings of birds made by radio listeners all over Europe.

    The best contribution will win  a high-quality pair of binoculars worth €1000 provided by Swarovski Optik, So get listening and recording and send us your birdsong. Listen to our sample from West Cork, recorded last year.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Three Pieces For Small Orchestra - Dance In The Sunlight
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Performer(s): Bax, Arnold
      Duration: 5:06
    • 16:05
      Title: Duo Concertant In A Major Op 31 No 1 - Movement Iii - Rondo-Poc
      Performer(s): Lhoyer, Antoine De
      Performer(s): Lhoyer, Antoine De
      Duration: 3:24
    • 16:09
      Title: Villancicos Y Canciones De Navidad - A La Clavelina
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 2:19
    • 16:12
      Title: Serenade No. 11 In E Flat Major - Menuetto I
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:35
    • 16:16
      Title: Dies Bildnis Ist Bezaubernd Sch?N
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:09
    • 16:21
      Title: Tribute To Benny Goodman
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 6:27
    • 16:27
      Title: Ballabile
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Duration: 1:48
    • 16:33
      Title: Polonaise In A Op40 No.1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:49
    • 16:38
      Title: Scherzo From A Midsummer Night's Dream
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:23
    • 16:43
      Title: All Our Troubles Have Flown Away
      Performer(s): Friday/Seezer
      Performer(s): Friday/Seezer
      Duration: 1:52
    • 16:46
      Title: Maria
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 3:51
    • 16:52
      Title: The Lark Ascending
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 16:19
    • 16:58
      Title: Sonata In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Allegretto
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 6:12
    • 17:06
      Title: Tpt Concerto In E Flat(1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:46
    • 17:14
      Title: Komm Holder Lenz (Seasons;Spring)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 4:03
    • 17:18
      Title: To Spring
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:27
    • 17:21
      Title: Nutcracker Suite: Closing Waltz
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:13
    • 17:27
      Title: L'Alba Sepera Dalla Luce L'Ombra
      Performer(s): Tosti, Francesco Paolo
      Performer(s): Tosti, Francesco Paolo
      Duration: 3:11
    • 17:33
      Title: Six Rumanian Folk Dances (Iii) Pe Loc
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Performer(s): Bartok, Bela
      Duration: 1:03
    • 17:34
      Title: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 - Allegretto-Rondo
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Duration: 6:37
    • 17:48
      Title: Finding The Money
      Performer(s): Tiersen, Yann
      Performer(s): Tiersen, Yann
      Duration: 1:40
    • 17:52
      Title: Aurora
      Performer(s): Westlake, Nigel
      Performer(s): Westlake, Nigel
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:56
      Title: Boatman's Song
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:25
    • 18:00
      Title: Mississippi
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 4:04
    • 18:04
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.6 In B Flat Major Bwv 1051 (1st Movement
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 6:11
    • 18:16
      Title: Deux Arabesques (2nd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:42
    • 18:21
      Title: Track 10
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:24
      Title: Track 11
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:27
      Title: Chansons Francaises: Clic, Clac, Dansez Sabots
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:59
    • 18:33
      Title: Tannhauser: Entry Of The Guests
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 7:33
    • 18:41
      Title: Toccata
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 4:15
    • 18:47
      Title: Lilliburlero
      Performer(s): Tippett, Michael
      Performer(s): Tippett, Michael
      Duration: 1:56
    • 18:49
      Title: Track 09
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Carolan, Turlough O
      Duration: 3:45
    • 18:50
      Title: String Quartet No.2 A Maj(2nd Movement)Allegro Con Brio
      Performer(s): Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo
      Performer(s): Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo
      Duration: 6:06
    • 18:56
      Title: Faites-Lui Mes Aveux
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Duration: 3:12

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